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ERIC Number: EJ550641
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1997
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ISSN: ISSN-0895-8017
Behavioral and Emotional Disturbance in Individuals with Williams Syndrome.
Einfeld, Stewart L.; Tonge, Bruce J.; Florio, Tony
American Journal on Mental Retardation, v102 n1 p45-53 Jul 1997
Comparison of behavioral and emotional disturbance in 70 children and adolescents with Williams Syndrome (characterized by mental retardation and short stature) and a control group, found Williams Syndrome subjects were more likely to be diagnosed with a psychiatric disorder characterized by anxiety, hyperactivity, preoccupations, and inappropriate interpersonal relating. Significant increased rates of sleep disturbance and hyperacusis were also found. (Author/DB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Researchers
Language: English
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